Thursday 23rd August 2007
Based on the epic graphic novel by Frank Miller (Sin City), Warner Home Video proudly presents, 300, an epic adventure of passion, courage, freedom and sacrifice embodied by the legendary Spartan warriors who fought one of the greatest battles in history. Available on Double Disc from the 1st October 2007, this ferocious retelling of the ancient battle of Thermopylae will electrify and amaze.
Frank Miller's graphic novel is faithfully recreated by visionary director Zack Snyder (Dawn of the Dead) in an intense blend of live-action and CGI animation. Featuring outstanding performances from Gerard Butler (The Phantom of the Opera), Lena Headey (The Brothers Grimm), David Wenham (The Lord of the Rings Trilogy), Dominic West (Van Helsing) and Vincent Regan (Troy) 300 is a visual masterpiece, an assault on the senses and represents truly groundbreaking moviemaking.
From Director Zack Snyder comes 300, a graphic portrayal of the most epic battle ever fought, the titanic clash in which King Leonidas (Gerard Butler) and 300 Spartans fought to the death against Xerxes (Rodrigo Santoro) and his massive Persian army. Facing insurmountable odds, their valour and sacrifice inspire all of Greece to unite against their Persian enemy, drawing a line in the sand for democracy. The film brings Miller's acclaimed graphic novel to life by combining live action with groundbreaking special effects that capture his distinct vision of this ancient historic tale - Spartans, tonight we dine in HELL!!!'
300 In High Definition
In addition to the DVD release, home cinema enthusiasts will also be able to marvel at 300 in high definition. With both HD DVD and Blu-ray releases available in stores on the same day, fans can practically immerse themselves in every battle thanks to razor-sharp imagery up to six times the resolution as standard definition DVD. In addition, unprecedented special features also allow fans to get closer to the movie than ever before - with revolutionary 300-themed games and mobile downloads available at the touch of a button.
- Commentary by Director Zack Snyder, Writer Kurt Johnstad and Director of Photography Larry Fong
- 300 Spartans - Fact or Fiction?: The Shocking Life of a Spartan Revealed (24:31mins)
- Additional Scenes of the Traitorous Hunchback and Never-Before-Seen Giant Warriors (3:21mins)
- Frank Miller's Vision Realised on Film (13mins)
Please note - Disc special features are subject to change, may differ from format to format and/or may differ from region to region.